Nuke Info Tokyo No. 107 (July/Aug. 2005)

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Map of places mentioned in NIT 107

Back-sliding on Monju
It could be said that whereas the Nagoya High Court followed the precautionary principle, the Supreme Court threw caution to the wind. (Click here to read article.)

No Nukes Asia Forum, Taiwan 2005 reconfirms declaration for nuclear phase-out and suspension of construction of Taiwan Nuclear Power Plant No. 4 (Click hereto read article.)

Significant Incidents at Japanese Nuclear Power Plants and Nuclear Fuel Facilities (Jan. 2004 – Dec. 2004)

US company may take uranium-contaminated soil from Japan
On June 12th the Japan Nuclear Cycle Development Institute (JNC) announced that it is considering sending 290 cubic meters of ‘uranium-contaminated soil’ to the US. This ‘soil’ has been left abandoned near Ningyo Toge, near the border of Tottori and Okayama Prefectures for over forty years. (Click here to read article.)

Rokkasho Reprocessing Facility: another leak from spent fuel pool
Two holes found where padding had been faultily welded, contrary to the approved procedures. (click here to read article)

Anti-Nuke Who’s Who
Hiromitsu Toyosaki’s new book, “Marshall Islands: Nuclear Century”, traces his journey from its beginnings in the Marshall Islands, right up to the North Pole and down to the ‘Great South Land’, the land of the Australian Aborigines. (Click here to read article.)

News Watch
Pluthermal plan for Shimane-2
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries shipped reactor vessel head to U.S.
Neutron flux detector containing highly enriched uranium lost
Confidential nuclear information posted on internet
Initial Safety Assessment for Ohma reactor completed
Bamboo shoot gathering at Tomari NPP

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